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National Gallery of Canada

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Address: 380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4 , Canada
Phone Number: 16139901985
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Description: Founded in 1880, the National Gallery of Canada (Musée des beaux-arts du...
Founded in 1880, the National Gallery of Canada (Musée des beaux-arts du Canada) holds in trust a collection of European and Canadian paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and photos.
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Lovely way to spend a couple hours

Visited specifically to see the Alex Colville exhibit. It was fantastic. So many of his paintings have become national icons and you will be surprised how many you recognize... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Visited specifically to see the Alex Colville exhibit. It was fantastic. So many of his paintings have become national icons and you will be surprised how many you recognize. Well laid out and great narrative Amazing to see so many all in 1 place.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

It's in downtown of Ottawa, close to War memorial, Parliament Hill, Rideau Centre. They have great paintings, sorted by years so it's really helpful to learn and follow up how Canadian art developed and influenced, effected. I loved to see all great art works!

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The contemporary building of the National Gallery is one of the landmarks of Ottawa's skyline. It's no less spectacular inside, than outside. Huge halls, stairs and corridors - it all creates a feeling of awe. Paintings and other art objects are logically organized, even though sometimes it takes lots of time to get from one room to another. The museum... More 

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KIRKLAND LAKE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

As a photographer and artist I was truly inspired by the National Gallery. Even the building itself is beautiful!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed my visit to the National Gallery this past week. I've always enjoyed the occasional art gallery trip, and the National Gallery definitely did not disappoint. There were a few exhibits on while we were there, but we just took the general admission since it was a last-minute visit, and free admission on Thursday between 5PM and 8PM.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A great collection of Canadian and European art with the first nations art being a highlight. Allow plenty of time to wander through the many rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This great new building contains excellent pieces of art. This museum is not overwhelming in size and 2-3 hours should be enough to see almost everything. You can have a nice lunch at the cafeteria that has salad bar and sandwiches with a very reasonable prices (compare let's say to cafeteria in Metropolitan Museum of Art).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our visit to the Art Gallery. It was spacious and even though it was busy, it did not seem crowed. We really enjoyed the Alex Colville Exhibition. It was well worth the extra admission price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I had a chance to visit the National Gallery of Canada on the hop on and off tour, what a stunning exhibit, no matter what type of art you are interested in there is something for everyone, really happy with our trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is an architectural marvel, a sort of secular cathedral in stone and glass complete with towers and even a restored Victorian chapel with spectacular views over the Outaouais River. It houses an unparalleled collection of Canadian and European art, as well as smaller sections dedicated to contemporary, native art and prints. There are regular exhibitions, currently one devoted to... More 

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Additional Information about National Gallery of Canada

Address: 380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4, Canada
Phone Number: 16139901985
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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